| Jun 12, 2015
| 5:36 PM
With a simple declaration on its website, the Federal Communications Commission launched a new era of Internet oversight by touting that its tough regulations for online traffic were now in place.
The so-called net neutrality rules, designed to ensure...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 2:58 PM
A federal appeals court says it won't block net neutrality rules, which are set to go into effect Friday as a result even though AT&T, Verizon, and other companies are fighting against them.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 4:20 PM
Former BlackBerry co-chief executive Jim Balsillie said Tuesday that Apple's introduction of the iPhone and BlackBerry's rushed attempt to match it was devastating for the once iconic company.
Balsillie said in his first public remarks since leaving...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 9:15 PM
Cable and satellite TV providers are joining together to get more heft as the Internet shakes up the television industry.
They're facing increased competition from online video, shedding traditional TV subscribers, and having to pay more for channels...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Want to know who's to blame for all those annoying robocalls during dinner? Nathan Kingsbury, that's who.
He was the AT&T vice president who signed his name to a 1913 letter pledging that the company would open its network to other phone services. The...
| May 26, 2015
| 8:24 AM
In claiming that Illinois’ system for regulating telephone service is behind the times, AT&T seems to have forgotten that consumer protections never go out of date.
AT&T wants to void standards in the state’s Telecommunications Act that...
| May 21, 2015
| 11:28 AM
A new study from AT&T shows that drivers do much more than texting on their smartphones while behind the wheel.
The telecommunications corporation is expanding its "It Can Wait" campaign to include smartphone distractions outside of texting while...
| May 12, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Sprint Corp. and Verizon Wireless have agreed to refund customers to settle national investigations alleging they allowed their billing systems to be used by other companies that "crammed" unauthorized charges onto customers' bills.
Sprint and Verizon...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 8:52 AM
AT&T is working to improve cellular access and coverage on the Peninsula, according to a company news release.
The Dallas-based company recently announced the completion of an upgraded cell tower that will provide enhanced service to residents and...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:58 AM
AT&T Inc. and trade groups for cable and wireless companies filed lawsuits Tuesday to toss out new net neutrality regulations, adding to two legal challenges already pending.
The suits were filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 3:44 AM
AT&T put me in the time-out chair.
My wireless carrier, now affectionately known as the Death Star, punished my data-hogging ways by lowering my blazing-fast 4G LTE connection on my super-smart Apple iPhone 6.
This slowing of high-speed...